Wayne Rooney Escapes FA Censure For Elbow On James McCarthy

Wayne Rooney will face no disciplinary action for his elbow on Wigan Athletic’s James McCarthy at the DW Stadium on Saturday. The FA spoke to the referee, Mark Clattenburg, this morning and he said he saw the incident and was satisfied that he dealt with it appropriately at the time. Any ban would have ruled Rooney out of Tuesday’s Premier League match against Chelsea, Sunday’s meeting with Liverpool and the…

February 28, 2011